Mailman with nginx and thttpd

Igor Sysoev igor at
Tue Dec 21 00:25:52 MSK 2010

On Mon, Dec 20, 2010 at 12:57:12PM -0800, David Newman wrote:

> On 12/20/10 10:17 AM, Igor Sysoev wrote:
> > The problem is probably in an intermediate path directory.
> > You should check that every directory in these pathes
> > /usr/local/mailman/archives/public/ and /usr/local/mailman/archives/private/
> > has "r-x" rights for others.
> Bingo. The private directory had drwxrws--- permissions.
> Doing 'chmod o+rx' fixed the display issue.
> I thought this might make private archives accessible to anyone, but
> this is not the case. It appears that all private list archives remain
> private.

Yes, in mentioned configuration nginx can access the archives only
via enabled symlinks in the public directory.

Igor Sysoev

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